Update: Cordell has been located. He’s safe.
TAMPA, FL (WFLA) — Tampa police are asking for the public’s help locating Cordell Lloyd Francis. Police described him as a 19-year-old black male. They say he left his residence in the 700 block of Floribraska Avenue East around 12:40 a.m.
Cordelll was last seen wearing a black long sleeved t-shirt with red writing on the front, a white under shirt, a pair of red and black shorts, prescription eye glasses and no shoes. Cordell’s family recently moved to the area and he is unfamiliar with these surroundings.
Approximately 40 police officers from Tampa Police Department, as well as Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Department using K-9’s and helicopters have been searching for Cordell since he was reported missing. A silver alert is being issued at this time.
Please contact the Tampa Police Department immediately if you know the whereabouts of Cordell.